It’s that time of year again! We are busy getting ready for the ACC Baltimore Show in February! I spent 18 years going to the Buyer’s Market of American Crafts in Philadelphia, but the Rosen Group made a change this year to January in Washington, DC. I took a sabbatical from the Buyer’s Market (now… Read More Getting Ready for the ACC Baltimore Show
‘A Flight of Bees’ installation has returned back to Liquid Light Glass after exhibiting at the Santa Fe Community Gallery for an extended four month exhibit. I continue to create new bee sculptures as my tiny muses continue to excite and inspire me! Come by the shop and check out the latest…
Glass Alliance New Mexico (GANM) and Mill Fine Art have announced recipients of the Glass Invitational Awards for 2012. Announcements took place during the Opening of the exhibit and after the keynote lecture by Marvin Lipofsky on Friday evening. The 2012 Best In Show Award went to Red Shift by Santa Fe glass artist Harry… Read More Glass Invitational Awards for 2012
Here is a sneak peek at the first of my new sculptural series on humankind’s smallest domestic animal and superorganism- Apis mellifera or “honey-carrying bee”. What started out as an experiment in making a glass honey comb using a murrine technique, has blossomed (ha!) into an artistic exploration of the bee world. I just can’t… Read More Sneak Peek at New Work
“The Sole of Art” is a one person show of Cia Friedrich’s newest glass work at Liquid Light Glass. The Show opens Friday, November 11th at 5:30 pm and runs through December 2011. ‘The Sole of Art’ is an artistic interpretation of the shoe. From stilettos, to mukluks, Cia’s social commentary and humor shown through… Read More Cia Friedrich ‘The Sole of Art’
Starting Tuesday, March 1, I will be back in the shop to blow some glass! I’ll be working in the hot shop every morning until 1 or 2 pm. On Thursday I plan on making more Aurora Sculptures. It will take most of the day, so anyone interested can come by Liquid Light Glass to… Read More Getting back to what I do best…
During our trip to Philadelphia, the rest of the crew left watching the shop had their own very successful glass art opening reception on Friday, February 18th, titled ‘While the Cats Away’ (me being the feline here…) It was a very catchy name that drew a lot of people to the shop. I was so… Read More While the Cats Away…
On Monday, I charged the furnace with more glass again. Today, Cia blew glass in the morning, then Jannine, Cia and I made some sculptural martini goblets in the afternoon. John Marks even brought a few bits too. It was fun and energetic! Goblets are technically challenging, and have endless potential sculpturally. I’ll try to… Read More Blowing Glass Again
Monday, January 31, 2001— We shipped our work off to Philadelphia today after making art for the past month and a half. The show, The Buyers Market of American Craft, is one of the largest shows for buyers in galleries, museums, craft stores, catalogs, etc., to view our work and place orders for the next… Read More Art Work Ships to Philly Show!
Over the weekend I finished my latest free-standing glass and metal sculpture with my metal smith, Caleb Smith. It is from my Aurora Sculpture Series. Just shy of 5 feet tall, the long glass piece swivels so you can see both sides, and the small disc underneath swivels horizontally. Caleb has been working with me… Read More My Newest Tall Sculpture!
Here is a preview of some of the new glass pieces that I’ll be bringing to the Buyers Market of American Craft February 18-21. Some of the colors I’ve been making have been turning out so beautiful! I just want to eat them! As some of you already know, I melt my own color formulas.… Read More New Work for Philadelphia Show
The Holiday Tour was such a huge success, that Liquid Light Glass will be extending the sale of Elodie’s glass through Saturday, December 11. There is still plenty of beautiful glass available- from tumblers to Aurora Sculptures! Come and check it out! Don’t forget about gift certificates for glass or classes…. Also, the paperweight class… Read More Glass Sale Continues This Week
Last Saturday the 25th, Master Goblet Maker Chuck Savoie, visiting from his home and studio in Ripon, Wisconsin, demonstrated his fine goblet making techniques for a large crowd at Liquid Light Glass. On Wednesday the 29th, I posted a slide show of his Cane Pull- the preparatory step to building his goblets. Here is another… Read More Maestro Demo With Chuck Savoie